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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hello doctor
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User :   could you wait for 2 mins
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User :   i am here doctor
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i have a problem with my back
User :   lower back at the centre
Doctor :   ok
User :   there is a pain
Doctor :   ok
User :   gets worse sometimes
Doctor :   how long u have this back pain
User :   and not at all there after doing exercise
User :   1 year or so
Doctor :   what makes this pain worse and what relives your back pain
User :   exercise relieves, standing and walkinga round
User :   aggravated by: sitting for a long time
Doctor :   ok
User :   or carrying my laptop bag for long
Doctor :   ok
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User :   25: female:consultan: married: 60 kgs, 5'3": yes (husband)
Doctor :   how many hour a day u work perday
Doctor :   are you there
Doctor :   The pain that increases with rest and relieves of exercise suggests of a spasmodic pain
Doctor :   due to the muscle spasm
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User :   yes
Doctor :   are yu back?
User :   what is the origin of a muscle spasm - as in why does it come
User :   yes
Doctor :   Sedantary lifestyle and Weight issues usually are the causes
Doctor :   for this spasm
Doctor :   Posture at work is the main precipitator
User :   so is the best way to get some exercise and lose weight
Doctor :   exactly
Doctor :   you need postural modifications
Doctor :   and some simple stretch exercises
Doctor :   at the desk for a min or two every one hour
Doctor :   shall be very beneficial
User :   okay.
User :   that makes sense
Doctor :   I can send you the document that has the exercises
User :   wow thanks
Doctor :   carried at the desk top
Doctor :   Can you please confirm the details
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User :   yes.
User :   that is correct
Doctor :   That is fine
User :   okay now problem 2
Doctor :   I shall send you a simple document which has the exercise description
User :   perfect. Thanks so much
Doctor :   yes carry on
User :   i sprained my leg a few days ago
User :   and i saw a doc then - was some swelling and all
User :   this was on 15 aug
User :   and now - my leg still hurts to the touch, is mildly swollen, though there is no pain when i walk
User :   i can stretch also, but hurts if i touch
Doctor :   What was the doctor's opinion
Doctor :   then
User :   he said sprain
Doctor :   What was the active management done
User :   so took combiflam done for two days
Doctor :   Where is the joint
User :   left ankle
Doctor :   Ok there would be some grade 1 ligament stretch
Doctor :   was the Xray done
Doctor :   and the sprain band advised
User :   neither
User :   so should i get xray and use the crepe bandage?
Doctor :   How many days did you take the rest
User :   zero
User :   as in did no heavy exercise for 1 weel
User :   week
User :   just movinga round the house
Doctor :   Ok let me say something
User :   after than started going for my walk-cum-jog
Doctor :   any minor injuries has the probablility of ligament sparin or the bone crack.
Doctor :   they have to judiciously managed
Doctor :   especially the ankle where the entire body wt falls
Doctor :   so immediately one has the put the ice block over it
User :   i did that
User :   i used ice pack for 3-4 days
Doctor :   and then the doctor referral
User :   unfortunately, that evening i had to travel by a bus before i could get medical attention
Doctor :   If there is a swelling, pain on pressing
Doctor :   there is high likely of a fracture
User :   so though it was a sleeper and i put my ankle at a height, some movements were there
Doctor :   Ok
User :   okay. i will go check it up
User :   i will visit a doc immediately
Doctor :   Yes you may need an Xray
Doctor :   and then a crepe band
Doctor :   and then rest for few days
Doctor :   if the rest were taken during the initial days
User :   okay :-)
Doctor :   it would be for 2 days
Doctor :   but now you may have to extend for few more
Doctor :   Ok
User :   no problm
User :   thanks
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